COMMUNITY RESOURCES 
 
 
The Disability Center
 
The Disability Center is an advocacy group aimed at assisting disabled Americans successfully apply or appeal for Social Security Disability Benefits. It’s goal is to navigate Americans through any stage of the Social Security Disability process while offering comprehensive resources in one concentrated location. Their Disability Advocates offer helpful resources and their experience to anyone who reaches out to them, and because the goal at the Center is to gain approval for the claimant, all of these resources are offered at no cost.
 
National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Virginia 
 
NAMI's mission is to promote recovery and improve the quality of life of Virginians with serious mental illness through support, education, and advocacy. We envision a world where all people affected by mental illness get the help, hope, and support that they need.  To see the assistance and programs offered by NAMI click here" NAMI.
 
 
 Virginia "2-1-1" - Dial "211" for a Wealth of InformatioN
 

What Is "2-1-1"

2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number connecting people with free information on available community services. Government, nonprofit, community-based agency, and business that provide health and human services to the citizens of Virginia are encouraged to list their services on the 2-1-1 system.

What It Provides  

2-1-1 Virginia provides access to services in your community and statewide. All referrals are confidential and you can search for these same services on this 2-1-1 VIRGINIA Web site.

What Happens When I Call 2-1-1

When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help using one of the largest databases of health and human services in Virginia. 
 
Who Provides the Service
 
2-1-1 VIRGINIA is a service of the Virginia Department of Social Services provided in partnership with the Council of Community Services, the Family Resource and Referral Center, The Planning Council, the United Way of Central Virginia, and the United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg.